Full Time - Entertainment Audio/Multimedia Specialist

Our Audio Multimedia Specialist serves as both an internal “expert” in his/her field, as well as a leader and mentor for our entertainment technical Team Members. This position assists with design and specification of A/V projects, as well as serves as an hands-on leader for the integration, installation, and operational teams that continue to maintain both creative design and equipment maintenance.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

Performs research, development, installation, and execution of all Audio/Multimedia Technology.

Collaborates with Entertainment Production/Operations, Theming, and Entertainment Services teams to achieve project goals and objectives.

Coordinates and oversees all outside Audio/Multimedia Technology contractors.

Learn, document, and maintain expertise on all show related A/V systems and technology.

Maintains all theatre and Audio/Multimedia technology facilities, equipment maintenance (PM’s), and repairs.

Plans and Executes specialized Audio/Multimedia training for technicians, show audio operators.

Maintain inventory of Audio/Multi-media equipment and systems.

Oversees Audio/Multi-media Technology expense budgets that align with Park and Departmental objectives.

Coordinates Audio/Multi-media Technology project timelines to ensure park and departmental goals, safety targets and objectives are obtained.

Maintains A/V Equipment. To include repairs of cables, speakers, amplifiers. and PM’s of A/V equipment related to Show related A/V systems as needed.

Performs / Oversees all Audio Recordings, Editing as needed.

Coordinates Set Up of Special Event A/V, to include actual set up / installations of A/V equipment, media.

Follows department and park safety guidelines.

Participates in Entertainment Services department training programs.

Participates in other duties as assigned that support park, departmental goals and objectives, and as 680 Duty as needed.

Position requirements:

Must be a proven hands-on team leader willing to work side-by-side with your team and develop Team members through positive reinforcement and a great attitude.

Must be a great partner working with other professionals throughout entertainment.

Must serve as a “business owner” always acting in the best interest of BGW/SEA by fostering great relationships with vendors, negotiating the best costs for services and equipment, managing assigned budgets, schedules, and resources as directed.

Must be committed to continued professional development in your area(s) of expertise by learning from other BGW team members, as well as personal development through continued education and/or practical experience.

Must have at least 4 years’ experience with professional audio recording and editing software (Pro Tools or similar).

Must be highly skilled with programming of professional audio mixing consoles for live performance.

Must have advanced experience with theatrical show-control programming (Qlab, Coolux, or similar).

Must have advanced experience with digital audio I.P. routing systems (QSC or similar).

Must have proven experience in audio system design, specification, and optimization.

Must be proficient with microphone selection for multiple live and recording environments (i.e. Musical Theater, Concert, Live Event, Recording Studio vs. Live Stage Recording, etc.).

Must be proficient with wireless systems including microphones, ITCM, In-Ear Monitors, etc.).

•Must be proficient with equipment testing and repairs including, but not limited to, soldering, troubleshooting, problem solving, use of A/V test and measurement equipment, cable pulls, speaker repair, microphone repair, etc.

Must be able to create and maintain system documentation for all assigned projects (AutoCAD, VectorWorks, or similar).

Must have experience with video editing and rendering software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, or similar).

Must have experience with video content delivery, servers, switches, and signal flow.

Must have experience with professional projection and/or LED display equipment.

Candidates with the following education, skills and experience will be considered:

Associates or BA in Technical Theatre, A/V Technical Design, or equivalent professional experience.

Budgeting / Financial related experience preferred.

2 years professional technical entertainment experience preferred.

2 years professional A/V technical work experience preferred.

4 years Professional Technical related experience preferred.

4 years of Hands-on Audio, Video Projection / Editing, Soldering, Computer, Repairs, Troubleshooting, Audio recording work experience preferred.

Ability to perform outdoor work in temperature extremes required.

Valid VA Driver’s License.

OSHA, NEC, NFPA and IBC familiarity.

Proven strong communication skills; positive attitude, team player; good negotiation abilities, collaboration skills, and problem solving skills.

 

Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.